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Woman strived to be successful and so she is

Woman strived to be successful and so she is

Briana Sepulveda, Staff Writer

October 11, 2018


Filed under Features, Magnet Magazine, Showcase

She knew she could do it, so she did. “Being in a low-income family, you would always see your parents sacrifice and work very hard to make sure you had everything that you needed,” Brenda A. Sepulveda said. Throughout her childhood having two parents who sacrificed everything for her; she...

Long-time couples grow with each other

Long-time couples grow with each other

Addy Melgar, Staff Writer

October 11, 2018


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Over the years many celebrities have been seen to have a strangely similar appearance with their significant other; they might even think alike or dress accordingly to the other one's appearance. This has been happening from celebrities to normal people around the world. My theory is that whenever...

Counselors discuss school information on Parent Night

Counselors discuss school information on Parent Night

October 10, 2018


Filed under School News, Showcase

VMT held two events, called Parent Night, on Oct. 9 and 10 in the auditorium. Counselors Ana Guajardo and Yvonne Leal discussed requirements students and parents need to be aware of for a successful high school experience. Shown here is Parent Night on Oct. 9.

Two show video projects NYC film festival

Two show video projects NYC film festival

October 6, 2018


Filed under School News, Showcase

 Terry Gutierrez, right, and Victoria Eller Castillo, are attending the All American High School Film Festival video screenings this morning. Their videos are being featured at the event. This is the first time students from Laredo have attended. Their instructor, Jamin Teran, is accompanying them....

Documentary explores the life of a journalism student

Documentary explores the life of a journalism student

Lesdy Hernandez, Staff Writer

October 4, 2018


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Kayla Gonzalez, a VMT student, was chosen to be part of Miguel Drake-McLaughlin and Jillian Schlesinger, NYC directors, new project. "We were looking for a place to sit in the cafeteria when they walked up to us and asked if they could film us for the whole day,” Gonzalez said. Gonzales, whose...

Filmmakers get involved in flute student’s life

Filmmakers get involved in flute student’s life

Jocelyn Figueroa, Staff Writer

October 4, 2018


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Julie Martinez, a junior flute player, is one of two VMT students being featured in a documentary by New York City filmmakers Jillian Schlesinger and Miguel Drake-McLaughlin. Martinez was randomly chosen to be in the film. They asked her if she can be recorded frequently. “My friends, Saul, Kayla,...

Paramedic finds many challenges in helping people

Paramedic finds many challenges in helping people

Eva Montiel, Staff Writer

October 2, 2018


Filed under Features, Magnet Magazine, Showcase

A Laredo paramedic says much of his job involves helping people, something that he loves. “(It’s) not only about having the chance to meet a lot of people from different races and cultures, but also the opportunity that is given to me to help out the people that are in need,” Israel Garza, EMT...

New teacher uses music as a way to stand out from his family

New teacher uses music as a way to stand out from his family

Odalys Verastegui, Staff Writer

October 2, 2018


Filed under School News, Showcase

Music was his way of standing out from his brothers and sisters. New music teacher Ricardo Garza said he wanted to be his own achiever and be unique in his own way. “My family wasn’t really music supportive. One of my sisters was a vice principal at Nixon, another sister was the captain of...

Dog owner and family enjoy having a pet

Dog owner and family enjoy having a pet

Julieta Lopez, Staff Writer

October 2, 2018


Filed under Features, Magnet Magazine, Showcase

“My life has been more cheerful, I feel in a better mood, it helps me to relax and feel good, and also helps me to get rid of stress,” a housewife said of owning a dog. Margarita Lopez, a housewife, mother of two children, and a dog owner, shares her experience having a 7-week-old Schnauzer. Lopez...

Performers shine at Student Follies

Performers shine at Student Follies

October 2, 2018


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Student Follies 2018 was a morning and afternoon show in the auditorium that featured students' talents. Proceeds will be used for VMT's summer musical.

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